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And I made acquaintance with such a man, practised in self-mortification,
Kamadamana by name, that he might give me instruction in that kind of life. I
visited him in the Dankaka forest where he lives, and where there are very many
other holy ...
Kamadamana had chosen this mossy, earthy home not for protection against the
weather, for he constantly exposed his frame to it, abetting the heat with
firebrands and the cold with wetness. No, it was only that he might know where
Even Sita and Nanda, who knew the whole thing, of course, heard their own story
all over again, horrible as it was, with pleasure from his lips, and Kamadamana,
although he maintained his Kajot- sarga position unmoved, presumably found it ...
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - polutropos - LibraryThing
Few pages, leaving the reader with much to think about. What is attraction? What is beauty? What is the role of love and lust in a relationship? What is, ultimately, morality? Written with a light, humorous touch, the book is unforgettable. Vollständige Rezension lesen
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - fieldnotes - LibraryThing
This folkloric, Hindu-light treatment of desire, loyalty and identity lacks the craft, gravity and heft of other Thomas Mann novels. His few prose outbursts in description of beauty or deity seem ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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